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Aug 25, 2011 8:00am PDT
coast. >>> and this, the news that stunned the tech world. steve jobs, the man behind some of the coolest gage either ever invented is stepping down from the multiple billion dollar company. what will it mean for the millions of fans out there? we'll employer that this morning. hi, everybody. nice to have you with us. i'm thomas roberts. the fury of hurricane irene is florida bound, bringing with it everything from damages 115-mile-per-hour winds to dangerous flooding. now, the entire eastern seaboard of the u.s. is now in the path of this huge storm. nbc news meteorologist bill karins is here with an update. i understand it just came out moments ago. >> the first thing that you look at when you see this storm is the size of it. not the intense, but the size of it. you look at the size of florida, and look at the size of irene next to it. it just dwarfing florida. this is a big storm, so well from the center we are going to see impacts. that's why almost everyone on the east coast will get something out of this. the storm is all the way out in the bahamas. we're still a cat
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2011 11:00am EDT
in orlando, thanks so much. >>> investors and the tech community are bracing for a world without steve jobs as the ceo of apple. jobs' health has been an issue. he took a leave of absence earlier this year. in a state to the board of directors, he said, quote, i've always said if there came a day when i could no longer immediate my duties and expectations as ceo, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately that day has come. jason tans is the senior editor for "wired" magazine. jason, it was a big shock to get this news i think for a lot of people who have been following his health, maybe they aren't that surprised, as we've seen his appearance looking a bit more frail, but always at the helm of this super-strong company. what does it really mean? >> it's almost a historical moment. it was a shock and not a shock, as you say. people saw this coming, and it had been forecast for years, but still when it happens, you still feel a bit like the wind got knocked out of your sails. >> when it comes to the brand of apple, it's reshaped the electric conof the world culture, and how we talk
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
xhochb ground on their criticism of president obama. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: all eight candidates saved their best shots for president obama. >> our president simply doesn't understand how to lead. >> and the message is this, you are finished in 2012. >> reporter: mitt romney in iowa for the first time got heckled. >> obama care was patterned after mit's plan in massachusetts. >> reporter: fighting to keep his campaign ally, pawlenty vowed no more timidity. he clashed with michele bachmann. >> in congress her record of accomplishments and results is nonexistent. >> people are looking for a champion. they want someone who has been fighting. >> if that's your view of effective leadership with results, please stop because you're killing us. >> reporter: tea party favorite rick perry made clear he's going to run, mocked bay fellow texan. >> i'm very pleased he's coming in because he represent it is status quo. >> reporter: all the debaters did agree to oppose tax hikes, but this had been the most contentious debate. saturday comes the iowa straw poll that's sure to knock so
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2011 2:00pm EDT
. >>> and the members of the super committee are meeting for the first time behind closed door. >>> and plus, steve jobs' biological father says he regrets giving up his son for adoption more than 50 years ago, but he says he will not contact him and we will tell you why. >> when you invite people to a party on facebook, what happens? well, several people were arrested at this out of control college party. charge of my financial future. [ bell dinging ] two of the most important are energy security and economic growth. north america actually has one of the largest oil reserves in the world. a large part of that is oil sands. this resource has the ability to create hundreds of thousands of jobs. at our kearl project in canada, we'll be able to produce these oil sands with the same emissions as many other oils and that's a huge breakthrough. that's good for our country's energy security and our economy. purina cat chow helps you well-being. we're all our costriving for it.ecurity nurture it in your cat with a full family of excellent nutrition and helpful resources. purina cat chow. share a better life. t
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2011 11:00am EDT
agreement. >> joining me now is cnbc senior economic reporter steve liesman and jarod burnstein, former chief economist to vice president biden. good morning. steve, the immediate worries people need to have when they hear about this and they're coming back after a weekend off and hearing the news this monday morning. what does the downgrade mean for the american people right now? >> i think it means go back on vacation. it's certainly a better place than what's happening right now on wall street. skip the good and bad and go right to the ugly. we're down, you showed the numbers, i'll give you percentages, between 3% and 4% all the way up to the nasdaq. essentially, i think the concerns are what happens to your stock portfolios. there's another concern that's a little more controversial about interest rates. when you look at what's happened to u.s. government debt, remember, that's the thing that was downgraded. those yields have fallen. interest rates have declined there as you have essentially a flight to safety. so, despite the s&p downgrade, the united states debt is still seen as a
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2011 9:00am EDT
. >>> and steve jobs steps down as the head of apple. a visionary for decades who turned his company into the most valuable in the world. what's the impact of his resignation? >>> it's thursday, august 25th, 2011, and this is "the daily rundown." i'm chris cillizza in for chuck todd. >>> also this morning, we have new poll numbers that show rick perry way out in front. and that jon huntsman factor, what's behind the unexpected moves by the former utah governor. >>> but we begin with the monster storm that is bearing down on the east coast. hurricane irene is packing winds of 115 miles per hour and it could spell big trouble for the mid-atlantic and new england. nbc meteorologist bill karins joins us now. bill, where is this storm heading? >> it's heading right for eastern north carolina. that's the first stop. good morning to you, chris, and everyone else. if you're just joining us what has changed from last night is that it no longer appears that the storm has any chance of harmlessly going out to sea. we'll get hit on the east coast, the only question is what will the intensity of irene be and t
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2011 10:00am EDT
growth and have not produced jobs as we have seen. >> let me bring in steve forbes who is editor and chief of "forbes", and good to see you, steve. are you seeing assurance in the numbers or what are you making to the markets? >> after falling 1,130 points in the last three trading days it is nice to see recapture 186 points from the loss. the key thing from washington, you will have to see a big change of policy either on the stop the weak dollar policy or a serious effort to fundamentally simplify the tax code and one of those two initiatives would be good for the markets, but i don't see that happening quite yet. >> let's talk about what is good for the markets and the economy overall, because there is a couple themes i have heard over and over as i watched the pundits over the last 24 hours, steve. calling congress back and you heard john say that one high level democrat thought that would be highly productive, and the second is that the president should come forward with a specific plan whether it is what you have suggested or something to really start to move the economy. d
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2011 2:00pm EDT
the rebels control a majority of it, but it is still not stable until gadhafi is found. >>> and steve jobs announcing that he is resigning as ceo of apple. we will look at the impact his resignation is having on the company. >>> and rick perry with the candidate that the gop is waiting for? well, new numbers put him ahead of mitt romney. >>> and the latest on hurricane irene and we will bring you the littest updates throughout the hour. >>> welcome back to "newsnation." this is the video that was shot by one of our colleagues who is on vacation in paradise island, bahamas, and very close obviously to nassau, bahamas, and you see the impact of the force of hurricane irene and what is supposed to be the family vacation for her has turn turned into watching this from the windows. fortunately the conditions are better in the bahamas, but this video taken a few hours ago. we continue to track hurricane irene, category 3, and bring you the latest information. >>> and apple stock is down 3% following the sudden resignation of steve jobs. however it is in line with how the rest of the market is do
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2011 1:00am EDT
." nevertheless, steve deucy and not steve deucy have their own set of facts. >> clearly nickelodeon is pushing a global warming agenda. the big question is is it manmade or is it just one of those gigantic climactic, you know, phases? the science on both sides, there are a lot of scientists who say it's this. others say it's that. >> right. it's unproven science. and again, this is a public education system that we all pay our tax dollars for. and the spongebob book says it's a manmade problem that requires human intervention. >> they're presenting it as fact. >> as fact. >> facts aside, miss carlson admits that her main issue with the cartoon's titular character is its intricate plotline. >> my kids watch a lot of tv but anytime they choose that show i'm like, why? it's hard to even follow sometimes. >> joining me now is eric burns, democratic strategist and founder of bullfight strategies. mr. burns, welcome to the show. >> thank you, michael. how are you? >> i'm doing fine. should we be disturbed that a cartoon sponge knows more about facts than the hosts of "fox and friends"? >> yeah, i me
MSNBC
Aug 17, 2011 5:00am EDT
. nbc's steve handelsman has our report. >> reporter: on his campaign style swing through the midwest. >> you look very trust worthy. >> reporter: president obama was in iowa, the state that put him on the path to the white house in 2008. the path rick perry hopes he's on for 2012. the texas governor was in iowa, targeting barack obama. >> now, mr. president, you tried now for 2 1/2 years of government creating jobs. >> reporter: he brags about his jobs record. texas unemployment is a point lower than the u.s. average. oil companies are profitable, tax revenue has not dropped in texas, and in fact almost all of new texas jobs are government jobs. some call perry reckless. he's standing by this charge against the federal reserve. >> printing more money to play politics at this particular time in american history is almost treasonous in my opinion. >> reporter: the president hosted an economic forum. >> we're going to make it easier for people in rural areas looking for work to find out about companies that are hiring. >> reporter: mitt romney was in new hampshire talking jobs. >> i spe
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. joining me now, national director of catholic democrats, steve kroouger, thank you for joining me tonight, steve. >> thank you. >> what does rick perry not understand about this little, little insignificant voting block in america called catholics? >> i'm not sure i could have said it any better than you did. one point of fact, catholics comprise about 25% of the population, and actually vote as a larger percentage than the overall population, so they comprise about 27% of the electorate and a small but important point, there's about 20 million so-called lapse catholics in the country that still have a catholic sensibility with a great appreciation for the catholic church. >> well, they definitely have a -- a catholic cultural tradition going. they have certainly a comprehension of what it means when some lunatic like hagee says what he says about catholicism. they know where that's coming from. >> that's right. and, you know, catholics have not forgotten the statement that he made, the statements that he made, and the affiliation that the mccain campaign had with him back in 2008. it too
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
. steve jobs issued a stunning resignation as chief executive of apple, the company he co-founded in a garage. the 56-year-old survived pancreatic cancer but has been on medical leave since january with an undisclosed condition. he's been elected chairman and tim cook will serve as ceo. jobs said he could no longer, quote, meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo. apple skidded after hours after a brief halt in trade. >>> a big jump in july durable goods orders eased double-dip recession worries. buying was fueled by many still holding out hope ben bernanke will announce new stimulus in a wyoming speech tomorrow. gold fell more than $100 wednesday, one of the steepest falls ever. after hitting a 2 1/2 year low tuesday, bank of america shot up 11%, calling speculation of a merger with rival jpmorgan chase baseless. >>> home builder toll brothers rose 4.5% on giant quarterly income. google will pay half a billion dollars to settle a criminal probe into ads it ran from online canadian pharmacies that led to illegal imports. collective brands, parent of payless shoe sour
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2011 1:00pm EDT
't political. with me now democratic strategist steve mcman and republican strategist terry holt. ter roy, what do you think so far about the rick perry kick off particularly karl rove even a fellow texan, even though there's not been love loss between the perry and bush camps in texas. karl rove said on fox that it was not presidential the shot he took at bernanke saying that printing money is treasonous, and that it could get ugly for the fed chair if he came down to texas. is that the way texans talk? >> he sure brought a lot of spark and vigor to the campaign in just these few short days. that's kind of what the republican field needs. it needs somebody to challenge it, to upset the status quo. if you're mitt romney, you've got to be worried about rick perry because he brings that big state success story that's so important to the narrative. he also brings an ability to raise a ton of money, that's what it's going to take to beat barack obama. if you're michele bachmann you've got to be looking in the rear view mirror, too. he brings that passion and enthusiasm that the right of center memb
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2011 1:00pm EDT
. an ailing steve jobs steps down. what will the departure of technology's great est inventor mean for apple and the rest of us? and a dramatic announcement from stevie wonder last night. he was able to touch the face of the martin luther king jr. statue and now will make it possible for other blind people to have the same experience. >> as i touched this memorial of dr. king, i think of what i hope we all will do. i hope we'll remember the meaning behind the monument. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. as you can see behind me, rain here, but up and down the coast, a bigger threat. a threat that could devastate the entire east coast. the storm is packing maximum sustained winds of 115 miles an hour. it is expected to make landfall along the eastern coast of north carolina as a major hurricane saturday evening. it will then race up the east coast, potentially causing billions of dollars in damage. nbc news meteorologist bill karins is tracking it all. bill, thanks so much for being there for us. give us the latest. what is the time line? the remarkable thing is not only th
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2011 10:00am EDT
this video could easily have gotten caught in the crush. steve mitchell is with musicpicks.net. i understand you were originally supposed to be much closer to this stage. why, first of all, did you move back? >> well, it wasn't my choice. earlier in the day it was changed to a sound board shoot rather than -- rather than a pit shoot. that's kind of common in the industry, last-second changes might occur. fortunately for me it save made life and my fellow photographers. >> help us, steve to make sense of these images that you shot. what was going on in those first moments after the collapse? i mean, what was your reaction? >> well, we were standing at the sound board and actually looking down the track, we knew we were going to be hit by severe weather. obviously just expecting heavy rains. coming down, a dusty dirt track, there was something i had never seen before, the -- there was a big dust storm and it -- but it wasn't linear, it was almost circular, something i had never seen before. and actually, that's when it got about 30, 40 yards to us, there were a few photographers that actually
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2011 10:00am EDT
visionary steve jobs will not be running apple. the game-changing company he helped to launch more than three decades ago. jobs who has been on medical level since january, announced his resignation, quote -- i have always said if there ever came a day when i could no longer meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come. jobs will remain chairman of apple. >>> rarely, if ever, has a modern ceo so defined a company, its products and its success. in 1977 everybody he ushered in the personal computer era with the apple ii. 1984, the macintosh. he got pushed out in '85, only to return in 1997 and save the company from bankruptry. we got the i mac, iphone and ipod. i'm joined by peter kafka, senior editor with "all things digital." it's good to see you. >> good morning. >> tell us how he worked. he didn't do focus groups or research study. >> famous autocratic management style, which is he touched every part of that company, every product, every marketing material, it all came from him, all signed off on. he didn't inve
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2011 2:00am EDT
defense? time for the "hardball" strategists. a big night for republicans. steve mcmahon playing defense. i'm afraid to say. take it away. batting practice for you. make the case. easiest night of your life. why the president should not get re-elected for a second term? >> simply, you ask the american people, is the country heading in the right direction, and depending on what poll you look at, your latest poll was about 67% say, no. i've seen it as high as 75%. >> make an argument. what's your case? >> four things. jobs, the economy, spending, debt. every one of those indicators people are unhappy with the direction this president has taken the country. if that's what the question of the 2012 cycle is about, barack obama is in real tough shape. >> what's the biggest issue going for you? >> the economy. clearly. >> narrow it down. >> jobs specifically. the economy more broadly. look at economic indicators, economic confidence, in gallup, latest numbers, the lowest of the obama presidency. people don't think the economy is heading in the right direction. >> okay, you made your point. stev
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2011 8:00am EDT
steve king attended the pawlenty rally but then has high praise for another can data. >> the press overlooked the strength of ron paul's campaign. he's been campaigning in iowa more than four years. he has a solid organization. he'll place well. that's the measure the rest of the candidates are competing dpens. >> talks about ron paul. gunk he could be a serious contender? >> ron paul has a history of doing well in straw polls and basically being dismissed nonetheless. he has a loyal, active hard-core of supporters. he hasn't succeeded in his last campaign or this one in broadening that to a wider share of the electorate. if he wins the straw poll, the ames straw poll is different from any other and people have to contend with him. if he comes in third or even worse, there is probably going to be a tendency to continue to write him off as somebody who has a very narrow but intense base of support. >> i want to get to her man c man cain. >> i don't believe i need to win the straw poll but i believe i need to finish in the top three. >> how risky is it to set the bar high? in general
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2011 10:00am EDT
following last week's worst selloff in two years. cnbc's steve liesman joins me live. good morning. is this about what you expected? >> yeah, it's in line. we were down a little bit more in the 250, 260 range. came back a little bit. but we had a poor open and close in asia, europe did not do well. the one asset that's doing well is the asset that was downgraded, u.s. sovereign debt, ten-year notes were right -- we're doing pretty well. that was the opposite of what you might think. but at the end of the day what you have is a flight to safety. the ricochets keep coming. s&p also downgraded some other financial institutions that they say are reliant upon the u.s. sovereign debt. >> they're not backing off on -- they said they would do it again, but treasury secretary tim gooet near over on cnbc, he is absolutely furious with standard & poor's. let me splay a clip of what he had to say. >> i think s&p's shown really terrible judgment. they handled themselves very poorly and showed a stunning lack of knowledge about u.s. fiscal math. i think they drew exactly the wrong conclusion fro
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2011 7:00pm EDT
the turmoil on wall street which continued today, is it time for panic? steve colbert is funny if you want comic relief from a difficult week on wall street which we've all had. you're watching "hardball" only on msnbc. yeah. 24 bucks later. that hurts. it's not like i really had a choice. snack on this. progressive's "name your price" tool showed me a range of coverages and i picked the one that worked for me. i saved hundreds. wow, that's dinner and a movie. [ dramatic soundtrack plays ] this picture stars you and savings. but mostly savings. out there with a better way. now, that's progressive. every day you live with the pain of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis could be another day you're living with joint damage. help stop the damage before it stops you by asking your rheumatologist about humira. for many adult patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis humira has been proven to help relieve pain and stop joint damage. humira's use in patients with ra has been evaluated in multiple studies during the past 14 years. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, i
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2011 2:00am EDT
all the turmoil on wall street which continued today, is it time for panic? steve colbert is funny if you want comic relief from a difficult week on wall street which we've all had. you're watching "hardball" only on msnbc. sam higgins? you have frequent heartburn, right? yeah. well we're the two active ingredients in zegerid otc. i'm omeprazole. and i'm sodium bicarbonate. just one pill a day ... gives you 24-hour relief. & one mission. two ingredients heartburn solved. >>> back to "hardball" now for the "sideshow." first up, leave it to stephen colbert to put a hilarious spin on the downgrade. watch as he prepare for the consequees. >> folks, there is nothing to worry about. on wall street, cooler heads always prevail. >> you can see the dow jones industrial down almost 300 points. >> we are down more than 400 points. >> the dow is now down 500 points. >> down nearly 600 points. >> it's down 631 points. >> wall street spending in another day what's described as freak-out mode. >> don't panic! everything's fine. i'm just -- i'm just down here looking for my emergency hobo satchel.
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
they seem to love it. hmm. on a lighter note than that, steve colbert got approval to form a super pact called americans for a better tomorrow released its first ad of the 2012 campaign. let's listen. >> a storm is gathering over iowa. a money storm. out of state groups like growpac and jobs for iowa pac are flooding item wa airwaves telling you to vote rick perry at the ames straw poll. we want you to vote for rick perry, too, but not their rick perry. our rick perry. that's perry with an a, or america. with an a for iowa. >> i wonder if some know colbert is kidding with all this? >>> anyway, was wall street teetering? stuck below 50% democrats getting nervous about president obama's re-election chances. what should the president do right now to calm the jitters? >>> you're watching "hardball," thworld's best yogurts for activia selects in paris we discovered the inspiration for a totally new yogurt. activia selects french so silky and smooth with lots of juicy fruit. then our search took us to beautiful greece and this thick and creamy greek yogurt, so rich and full of flavor. it was
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
by those on the far right? they seem to love it. hmm. on a lighter note than that, steve colbert got approval to form a super pact called americans for a better tomorrow released its first ad of the 2012 campaign. let's listen. >> a storm is gathering over iowa. a money storm. out of state groups like growpac and jobs for iowapac are flooding the airwaves telling you to vote rick perry at the ames straw poll. we want you to vote for rick perry, too, but not their rick perry. our rick parry. that's parry with an a, or america. with an a for iowa. >> i wonder if some know colbert is kidding with all this? >>> anyway, was wall street teetering? stuck below 50% democrats getting nervous about president obama's re-election chances. what should the president do right now to calm the jitters? >>> you're watching "hardball," only on msnbc. mobile app. it's schwab at your fingertips wherever, whenever you want. one log in lets you monitor all of your balances and transfer between accounts, so your money can move as fast as you do. check out your portfolio, track the market with live updates.
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2011 9:00am EDT
information on the phone is steve coleman from the port authority of new york. good morning. the point being can you give us an update on the holland tunnel which we understood recently was partially shut down? >> sure. we have the north tube of the holland tunnel currently shut down. that's the tube that goes from new york to new jersey. we still that have south tube which goes from new jersey to new york open. we're strongly advising anyone to go to the holland tunnel to die stroert the lincoln tunnel which is still fully opened. >> i was not aware it broke down that way. north tunnel is new york to new jersey which means that's all shut off. no way to incorporate two way traffic at all. i know sometimes you can do that. you can split up lanes with cones and the like but that's not plan right now with the port authority? >> that's not the plan. rather have people use the lincoln tunnel. lincoln tunnel is open and gives people safe passage from new york into new jersey. >> steve, can you tell me to what you can attribute this flooding. i'll tell you, when you go in these tunnels you know yo
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2011 5:00am EDT
as asian stocks clawed back. u.s. market futures have fluctuated between up and down. and nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: in his first reaction since standard and poor's downgraded u.s. bonds late friday, president obama rejected the aa-plus rating. >> no matter what some agency will say, we've always been and always will be a aaa country. >> reporter: but the dow lost 5.55%. the s&p 5006.66%. the nasdaq off 6.9%, the biggest drops in years, gold was up to an all-time high, $1700, a sign investors are scared. by last week's debt ceiling deal, not big or bold enough. no one touched entitlement spending, no one fundamentally touched tax reform. knoll republicans and democrats show an ounce of backbone and actually do what's in the interest of the american people, rather than what's in their immediate political interest, i can't argue with s&p 500's conclusion. >> our problems are imminently solvable and we know what we have to do to solve them. >> that pleased the head of standard and poor's. >> it was a renewed sense of urgency we heard from him was encouraging. >> s&p do
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
to tell the story. first, a member of the research committee and steve and i did a thing called investing on children. we are just about out of copies, but it is available on our web site if you would like to have a copy. none of the papers exceed 300,000 words, which is three good when it is also dollars. he is going to give an overview with special attention to headstart, and he concludes headstart is underperforming. the obama administration has proposed a provocative and well- thought-out reform and based on recommendations of the committee for read designation hryvna 4 re-designation, -- recommendations of the committee for re-resignation, and she will describe headstart reforms, and then after these presentations, we are going to have recommendations from a panel people. we have had a long history as practitioners. first, the head of the national association for education of young children, who was also a member of the re-designation committee. our next guest is here from the university of chicago and is one of the most accomplished people who have defended head start on the basis o
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